The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is one of the most visually stunning events in the world. Every first week of October, thousands of people, especially families, make their way to Albuquerque New Mexico, to witness hundreds of hot air balloons sailing through the air.
This a moving art spectacle started in 1972. Back then, there were 13 balloons that were launched from a parking lot of a shopping mall. Today, the Balloon Fiesta is the biggest ballooning event in the world composed of more than 600 hot air balloons. It is United States largest yearly international event that draws in a huge number of photographers who all want to capture the balloons give color and life to the New Mexico sky.
The Hong Kong Space Museum, located at 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, is easy to recognize. The rather unusual egg-shaped white building is a famous landmark on the waterfront that is hard to miss. It is a solid block of pure genius. The facade itself is enough to let you know that in the Hong Kong Space Museum, fun and learning is serious business.
It is easy to get jaded by the busy streets of India. The noise, crowd and heat are things that can turn a perfect vacation into a disaster. Don’t worry. There is more to India than the loud song-and-dance numbers you see on TV. Hop on to a jeep from West Bengal, and get ready to see a totally different side of this country.